Song and dance
TCM is dedicating every Tuesday and Thursday this month to musicals, including some of the most beloved films of the genre. But take a chance on the first night's offerings from the 1920s and 1930s, particularly "The Broadway Melody," which used "Give My Regards to Broadway" and "You Were Meant for Me" to high-kick its way to an Oscar win for best picture.
7 p.m., TCM
Land down under
"800 Words," one of Australia's most watched dramas, offers its third season to American viewers, who are sure to get the urge to book a flight to New Zealand, where the series is shot. In addition to the scenery, feel free to gawk at star Erik Thomson as a hunky newspaper columnist raising a family in quirky Kiwi land.
Now streaming on Acorn TV
Educators fighting for higher pay and respect may not want to use "Teachers" in their campaign, but improv group the Katydids continues to mine laughs as the self-centered staff of the country's most endangered elementary school. Next week's episode, in which a lice epidemic hits the hallways, becomes a clever spoof of "The Walking Dead."
9:30 p.m., TV Land